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Tarek Ziadé committed a949255

Fixed #7408: dropped group ownership checking because it relies on os-specific rules

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Lib/distutils/tests/test_sdist.py

         # making sure we have the good rights
         archive_name = join(self.tmp_dir, 'dist', 'fake-1.0.tar.gz')
         archive = tarfile.open(archive_name)
+
+        # note that we are not testing the group ownership here
+        # because, depending on the platforms and the container
+        # rights (see #7408)
         try:
             for member in archive.getmembers():
                 self.assertEquals(member.uid, os.getuid())
-                self.assertEquals(member.gid, os.getgid())
         finally:
             archive.close()
 
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+- Issue #7408: Fixed distutils.tests.sdist so it doesn't check for group
+  ownership when the group is not forced, because the group may be different
+  from the user's group and inherit from its container when the test is run.
+
 - Issue #1515: Enable use of deepcopy() with instance methods.  Patch by
   Robert Collins.